# RE: Change base 6 to base 10?

 Subject: RE: Change base 6 to base 10? Posted by: Stefi Date: Tue, 9 May 2006

Do you mean this?

=(INT(ABS(H2))+((ABS(H2)-INT(ABS(H2)))*10/6))*SIGN(H2)

Regards,
Stefi

â€žBrian Clarkeâ€ ezt Ã­rta:

> A report I get regularly lists amounts of time in hours and parts of an
> hour. However, the "parts of an hour" are units of 6 minutes, while the time
> is listed in "pseudo-decimal" format, like this:
>
> 90 minutes would be        1.3 hours
> 12 minutes would be        0.12 hours
>
> and so on.
>
> I am trying to get the right formula to translate these into decimal hours,
> so that
>
> 90 minutes would be    1.5 hours
> 12 minutes would be    0.2 hours
>
> and so on.
>
> The following works for positive numbers, but not negative numbers.
>
> =INT(H2)+((H2-INT(H2))*10/6)
>
> I have tried adapting this formula, but I am getting nowhere. Any
> suggestions would be appreciated.

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Change base 6 to base 10? posted by Brian Clarke on Tue, 9 May 2006